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    Category : Food poisoning claims

    Can I claim for foreign bodies being in my food?


    Horror stories of foreign bodies found in food always seem to make the news – a dead fly in a bag of salad, a nail or tooth in a pizza, glass in a children’s snack bar. But the consequences of finding a foreign body in your food could be serious. You could suffer cuts to….

    Can you get food poisoning from beef?


    Food poisoning from beef is closely associated with a bacterium known as E. coli. No doubt you’ve heard of this – and you may have experienced it if you ate beef that wasn’t cooked properly and you ingested the bacteria without realising. Most people know beef can be served pink in the middle, and steak….

    Compensation for food poisoning from fish and chips


    Most of us love a takeaway at the end of a busy week, as a treat after payday or when we’re too tired to cook. The trusted local fish and chip shop is a godsend for busy mums looking to feed their kids freshly battered fish, sausages or pies, and when we buy food from….

    An example of a food poisoning claim amount


    Food poisoning claims can differ case by case due to the companies involved and how badly you were affected by the contaminated food. If you want to know what your food poisoning claim amount could be you can try our claim calculator or speak to us over the phone. Our team of advisors are qualified….

    Foreign bodies in food claim


    There’s nothing worse than finding human hair in your sushi or a bug in your salad, and there have been plenty of cases in the news about foreign bodies in food. But what happens when you find something in your food that has caused you injury or illness? From glass and plastic to mould and….

    The consequences of poor food hygiene


    The consequences of poor food hygiene can result in serious illnesses, such as food poisoning, which may require victims to seek medical help. In many cases, food poisoning can be avoided by taking proper care with food storage and preparation. If you have suffered from food poisoning you will know that it is not a very….

    Compensation for a holiday food poisoning disaster


    Whether you’ve saved all year for your dream all-inclusive break at a resort in Mexico or scrimped and saved for a budget holiday in sunny Spain, one thing is for sure – you deserve your holiday after working so hard. We all love to head off to sunnier climes at least once a year to….

    Can you get food poisoning from prawns?


    Some foods tend to be more closely associated with food poisoning than others. Think of undercooked chicken, pork that hasn’t been cooked through properly and mussels, for example. Most foods are safe to eat if they are stored and cooked in the proper manner. There are ways to determine whether mussels are safe to eat….

    Legal help with holiday food poisoning claims


    Everyone loves a good holiday, don’t they? It gives you the chance to escape from everyday life for a while and to see somewhere new. This might be a foreign holiday or even somewhere in the UK – there are plenty of appealing places to visit, after all. Thankfully, there aren’t too many people each….

    How to claim E.coli compensation


    Are you aware of food hygiene ratings? You should always check the food hygiene restaurant of a takeaway, pub or restaurant before dining there, the Food Standards Agency advises. This is because if an establishment has poor food hygiene practices, you could be more likely to be struck down by food poisoning. E. coli bacteria….

    Compensation for Chinese takeaway food poisoning


    When the weekend comes, or when you’ve been busy at work and can’t face the thought of cooking yet another meal, a Chinese takeaway is the perfect treat. We all indulge in a takeaway now and again, but when ordering from your favourite restaurant, the last thing you expect is to be struck down by….

    How common is food poisoning from steak?


    Food poisoning is unpleasant and is something which unfortunately all of us are likely to experience at least once in our lifetimes. Food poisoning from steak can happen at home, in a restaurant or at an event, and the main cause is often the way the steak has been prepared, stored or cooked. If you….

    How to claim norovirus compensation


    Norovirus is the UK’s most common stomach bug, affecting between 600,000 and 1 million people a year. Because outbreaks are common in public places such as schools, nursing homes and hospitals, you could be affected by norovirus if you are already ill in hospital or if you’re in a public place. With 25 known different….

    How to claim salmonella compensation


    Salmonella poisoning can affect anyone of any age and is usually caused by poor food hygiene – so you could be struck down after eating at a restaurant, takeaway or other establishment. If you’ve been out for a celebratory dinner and have been affected by salmonella poisoning, or even come home from a wedding and….

    Can you legally claim for food poisoning abroad?


    Many people go abroad and suffer food poisoning and do not think to make a claim because it was outside of the UK. However, if you suffered from contaminated food which was provided by your holiday package deal which was booked in the UK then you could make a claim for food poisoning abroad with….

    Claiming compensation for an insect in your food


    Going out for a meal or ordering a takeaway should be a treat, and the last thing anybody expects is to find something nasty in their food. Finding an insect in your food can be a horrible experience that’s enough to put you off your meal – it could even make you ill. The good….

    Did you get food poisoning from salmon?


    Food poisoning can be contracted through many types of food but some of the easier foods which can become contaminated include meat and fish because they need to be stored and cooked correctly and they need to be fresh. Bad meat or fish can be the main cause of food poisoning. If you got seriously….

    Is food poisoning and back pain connected?


    Think of the average case of food poisoning and plenty of different symptoms are likely to come to mind. However, will you make any association between food poisoning and back pain, and if so, how long do you think this might last? While back pain is not the most common symptom you could experience when….

    Who’s to blame for my norovirus infection?


    Norovirus, also known as ‘winter vomiting bug’ is a common infection which can spread quickly from person to person, particularly in enclosed spaces such as on a cruise ship or in a hospital or care home. If you’ve been struck down by this bug and find yourself wondering, “Who’s to blame for my norovirus infection?”….

    The truth about food poisoning holiday claims


    Many of us have suffered from food poisoning whilst on holiday – annoying at best and a sure-fire way to ruin your dream holiday at worst. But have you ever stopped to wonder if you could make a claim for personal injury compensation if you’ve been a victim of food poisoning on holiday? Food poisoning….

    Where to get E.coli compensation advice


    E.coli bacteria can live in animal intestines and can cause serious food poisoning with severe diarrhoea, vomiting and severe abdominal pain. Some strains of E.coli can even lead to kidney failure. Complications could occur which could lead to Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) which destroys red blood cells and can cause kidney injury. The good news….

    Finding experts in food poisoning holiday compensation


    Suffering from food poisoning on holiday is the stuff of nightmares; you’ve saved all year for your package holiday, you’re there to have a good time and it has all gone wrong. Vomiting and diarrhoea can leave you feeling seriously unwell and ruin your trip; but what can you do about it? Well, if you….

    Food Poisoning Guide – What is Clostridium Perfringens?


    Clostridium perfringens is a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Unlike some other bacteria you need to ingest quite a high number of these to be struck down with illness. However, some people do unfortunately contract Clostridium perfringens each year and the usual nasty food poisoning symptoms can result. These include diarrhoea, a….

    Food poisoning on holiday compensation


    Sun, sea, sand and…salmonella? This is not how your summer holiday was supposed to go, and a bout of food poisoning abroad can seriously ruin your relaxing holiday in the sun. Food poisoning abroad is more common than you might think, partly due to the warmer weather, which can encourage bacteria to multiply in food….

    Who’s to blame for a listeria infection?


    If you are affected by food poisoning, you’ll want to know who is at fault. For example, if you were affected by listeria, you would have a right to ask who’s to blame for a listeria infection. This is also called listeriosis, which is caused by listeria when it is present in certain foods. Listeria….

    Treating food poisoning


    Food poisoning and the symptoms of food poisoning can be very alarming to the sufferer and their family, but it pays to remember that it is not usually a very serious illness, and it is usually quite simple to treat, in all but the most serious instances. Seafood and mushrooms Although food poisoning is rarely….

    When food poisoning could occur


    Food poisoning is an illness that is brought about by consuming food which has been contaminated with various bacteria, such as salmonella and E.coli. Luckily, it is not usually serious, and most people suffering from food poisoning will get better within days. However, in some extreme cases, it can be much more serious indeed, which….

    The cost of claiming for food poisoning


    If you are worried about the cost of claiming for food poisoning, you can rest assured that, should you need to make a claim, we can help you to do so, no matter what your financial situation might be, providing that you are eligible to do so. The cost of claiming for food poisoning Here….

    The symptoms of food poisoning


    Food poisoning is an unpleasant illness, with many and varying symptoms. Usually, the symptoms of the illness will vanish after a few days, but if left untreated, they could go on for much longer. Although the symptoms of food poisoning differ depending on the source of the contamination, one or more of the following symptoms….

    What could the long term effects of food poisoning be?


    Although most people who contract food poisoning will not experience any long term effects of the illness, though they will experience a few days or weeks of unpleasantness and pain, a small percentage of people who contract the illness will experience long term problems as a result of food poisoning, which can have a very….

    Claiming for food poisoning


    If you have been unlucky enough to contract a food poisoning illness, you may be able to claim personal injury compensation, depending on the cause of your illness and when it took place. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have a team of personal injury experts who can guide you through the process of making….

    Food Poisoning compensation claim


    Do you need to make a food poisoning compensation claim? Eating contaminated food will make you ill; sometimes you will feel so poorly it is unbelievable. If this unfortunately happens to you after you have eaten out, had a takeaway or perhaps a ready meal from the local shop, then you should contact Accident Advice….

    Poisoning claim


    You may be able to make a food poisoning claim at Accident Advice Helpline if you have eaten at a restaurant or had a takeaway meal that has made you ill with food poisoning. Whether you live in Scotland or Devon, whether you have eaten the food out or bought it at a local supermarket,….

    How to claim food compensation


    Find out how to claim food compensation Sometimes we get more than we bargain for in our food. Foreign objects in our food happen far more often than the newspapers report. Some of these foreign objects are merely distasteful, such as an additional ingredient you didn’t bargain for, but many foreign objects are dangerous to our health…..

    How much compensation for food poisoning?


    Eaten something that’s made you ill? How much compensation for food poisoning could you get? If you have suffered illness in the last three years in an incident which you can prove was caused by another person’s negligence, then you may be able to make a personal compensation claim. This may be a work-related illness….

    How much compensation could I receive for food poisoning


    Have you eaten out and suffered as a result? Are you asking how much compensation could I receive for food poisoning? ‘How much compensation could I receive for food poisoning?’ might be the question you’re asking. Actually there is no way to answer this question accurately for several reasons. Without a detailed medical report, no….

    Compensation for finding glass in food


    Going out for a meal to your favourite restaurant or ordering a takeaway on pay day is a treat that many of us look forward to every month. But what happens if you find something in your food that shouldn’t be there? Finding a foreign body in your food can be enough to put you….

    Compensation for a foreign object in food


    How much compensation for a foreign object in food? Here are two very QUICK ways to find out: Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile Use our online 30-second test. Finding a foreign object in your food can be an upsetting and dangerous experience, especially if it has been consumed…..

    Food poisoning claims


    There is no doubt that food poisoning is one of the most unpleasant illnesses that anyone could ever to have the misfortune to contract, which is just one of the many reasons that, here in the UK, we have very strict food safety regulations in place to protect the public. Unfortunately, not all food-serving establishments….

    Food poisoning


    Food poisoning claims These days, food poisoning and food poisoning claims, are quite common, although luckily most cases are mild and clear up themselves over a few days. However, it can be a lot more serious and has been known to lead to fatalities. Symptoms vary greatly As with any illness, the way people are….

    Food poisoning claim


    Food poisoning claim If you haven eaten at a restaurant and the meal has made you ill, you may have a food poisoning claim. If you have a takeaway meal that has made you ill you may have a claim. If you have eaten a ready meal from the local supermarket that has made you….

    Food poisoning exposure


    How does food poisoning exposure happen? Very easily.  Food poisoning is often caused because of carelessness in hygiene, or because restaurants, takeaways etc. don’t want to waste the out of date food so still use it. How can you avoid food poisoning exposure when eating out? Whilst eating out, you are very reliant on the….

    Food poisoning disease claims


    Food poisoning disease claims Food poisoning disease claims can be caused in many different places, just a few are Restaurants Takeaways Cruise ships On holiday abroad The causes of food poisoning disease claims Bacteria or viruses are the usual causes of food poisoning disease claims in food that: Has not been thoroughly cooked Has not….

    Food poisoning solicitor


    Food poisoning, in its mildest form, will make you feel ill and cause vomiting, diarrhoea and stomach cramps.  In more severe forms it can be a dangerous illness that needs hospitalisation and can leave permanent weaknesses in the sufferer. What the causes of food poisoning are Bacteria or viruses contaminating food, some of which have….

    Food poisoning solicitors


    Do I need food poisoning solicitors? If your food poisoning is because of eating at the local pub or restaurant, or through having a takeaway, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim. Food poisoning solicitors Food poisoning, in its worst forms can cause damage to the nervous system and even cause….

    Food poisoning compensation


    Food poisoning is a fairly frequent complaint, and can be an extremely unpleasant experience. The symptoms range from vomiting, cramps, diarrhoea and stomach upsets to those that are far more serious – damage to the nervous system, paralysis, and in rare cases, death. If you have suffered from food poisoning and you feel you were….


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